spit out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theyspit out
he/she/itspits out
present participlespitting out
past tensespat out
past participlespat out
  1. 1
    same as spit1

    Babies are always spitting their food out.

  2. 2
    same as spit1 (sense 4)

    ‘Is that it – money?’ She spat the word out.

  3. 3
    spit it out used for telling someone to hurry and say something when they are too nervous or embarrassed to say it
See also main entry: spit